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16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019 16:26 0

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people injured, according to local authorities. ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019 20:10 0

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The global users of the internet ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 4, 2019 21:38 0

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely enjoyed beyond Basque Country borders. Historically, ... Read More

UK leaps to second place as most important tourism source market for Germany

UK leaps to second place as most important tourism source market for Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:30 0

The UK has leapt into second place worldwide as the most important source market for incoming overnights to Germany. Only the Netherlands, with its adjoining ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:20 0

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel warnings to UK tourists in ... Read More

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:15 0

Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat and winner of IIPT Award said that Tourism and travel are the key to peaceful borders, cultural exchanges, bridge-building, communication, ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:51 0

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years. The ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 08:48 2

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders in the private industry together ... Read More

African Tourism Board : First three source markets revealed

African Tourism Board : First three source markets revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:41 0

The African Tourism Board is active in promoting the African Continent as one destination in the United States, Israel, and India. ATB invited three PR ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:47 0

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending the First UNWTO/ ICAO Ministerial ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26 0

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019 19:30 0

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for a case study by the ... Read More

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:32 0

With 22,000 programs and over 1,100 education institutes, Australia is well equipped to offer a variety of study options to both local and international students. ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019 01:45 0

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during the ITB Tourism Trade Fair ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 15:10 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.5% compared to ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18 2

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:24 0

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini, and of the ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 15:20 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019 13:53 0

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, a further decline from 131,600 ... Read More

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019 22:04 0

A humble family living among the local communities that neighbor Murchison Falls National Park in the Masindi district have rescued a leopard cub left behind ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59 0

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019 02:38 0

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey due to terrorism and arbitrary ... Read More

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:22 2

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an ... Read More

WTTC and IBMATA promote biometric technology for safe, secure and seamless travel

WTTC and IBMATA promote biometric technology for safe, secure and seamless travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 16:35 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the International Border Management & Technologies Association (IBMATA) announce a partnership to promote safe, secure and seamless ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:15 0

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, and in the Medellín Statement ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20 0

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 20:20 0

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that this week, uncovered a major ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019 04:59 2

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, I am watching with concern ... Read More

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